Laboratory Services

Supporting the state’s largest industry through a broad range of laboratory services.

Petroleum Laboratory

The Petroleum Laboratory administers the Arkansas fuel quality law through unannounced inspection, analysis, and active enforcement ensuring end users purchase quality motor fuels.

The Petroleum Laboratory analyzes gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuels, and alternative fuels including biodiesel and ethanol to ensure they meet state quality and safety standards. Bureau of Standards chemists inspect retail and fuel facilities to ensure proper labeling. The Petroleum Laboratory is responsible for administering and enforcing NIST Handbook 130 Uniform Engine Fuels and Automotive Lubricants Regulations, including the Annotated Code.

Petroleum Quality Division Personnel:

Wilford Jones, Supervisor

Teresa Dillard, Chemist

Briawna Stigall, Chemist

Ronald Phillips, Chemist

Hot Topics

Petroleum FAQ
Ethanol FAQ